Lighthouse International Elects Cadwalader’s Wainwright as Vice-Chairman

March 22, 2010

Jonathan M. Wainwright, a corporate partner at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, a leading international law firm, has been elected vice chair of the Board of Directors of Lighthouse International, a non-profit group that fights vision loss through prevention.

“We are proud of Jon’s support of Lighthouse International and its mission to preserve vision and empower those who have suffered from vision loss,” said Christopher White, Cadwalader’s Chairman. “Cadwalader lawyers have long been dedicated to serving our communities and Jon’s .”

A graduate of Yale University and New York University School of Law, Mr. Wainwright has practiced at Cadwalader since 1968. His areas of focus include corporate governance, investment management and alternative investment products, as well as structuring complex transactions for private and public companies and not-for-profit organizations.

About Lighthouse International

Founded in New York City in 1905, Lighthouse International is a leading non-profit organization dedicated to fighting vision loss through prevention, treatment and empowerment, preserving vision, and helping people of all ages overcome the challenges of vision loss. Through clinical services, education, research, and advocacy, the Lighthouse enables people with low vision and blindness to enjoy safe, independent and productive lives.